YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’ Google’s Susan Wojcicki joins chorus attacking Facebook, while social network says it doesn’t know what people ‘find meaningful’ Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 13 Feb 2018 05.22 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Snapchat update: 600,000 angry users sign petition to change new redesign

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Snapchat Snapchat update: 600,000 angry users sign petition to change new redesign In backlash against latest update, users of the social app call on Snap Inc to change back to original design Chloe Watson @chloecawatson Mon 12 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian One of world’s biggest advertisers says it will avoid platforms that ‘create division’ Unilever has threatened to withdraw its advertising from online platforms such as Facebook and Google if they fail to eradicate content which “create division in society and Läs mer…

Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018 Mark Sweney @marksweney Email Mon 12 Feb 2018 00.00 EST Share Läs mer…

Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s Facebook ‘likes’ subject of lawsuit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Cambodia Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s Facebook ‘likes’ subject of lawsuit Exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy claims prime minister bought ‘likes’ to appear popular Hannah Ellis-Petersen South-east Asia correspondent Fri 9 Feb 2018 12.52 EST Last modified on Fri 9 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Twitter makes first quarterly profit in its history

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Twitter has posted its first quarterly profit in the company’s near 12-year history, although a clampdown on fake accounts meant it lost users in the US. The San Francisco-based social network, which went public five years ago, made a Läs mer…

How can I control my child’s social media use?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Ask Jack How can I control my child’s social media use? Julia has a problem with her 14-year-old son’s use of Instagram and Gmail and would like to take control of his accounts Jack Schofield Thu 8 Feb Läs mer…

Twitter and Pornhub ban ‘deepfake’ face-swap porn videos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Artificial intelligence (AI) Twitter and Pornhub ban ‘deepfake’ face-swap porn videos Films depicting celebrities’ faces superimposed on to adult film actors using AI also banned from Gfycat, but not Reddit Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 7 Feb 2018 05.38 EST Last Läs mer…

Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study University of Oxford project finds Trump supporters consume largest volume of ‘junk news’ on Facebook and Twitter Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 6 Feb 2018 04.59 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Facebook enables ‘fake news’ by reliance on digital advertising – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook enables ‘fake news’ by reliance on digital advertising – report Paper co-written by former company exec recommends switching news feed back to chronological listing Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 31 Jan 2018 07.17 EST Last modified on Wed 31 Läs mer…

Child development experts urge Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Child development experts urge Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app Open letter signed by more than 100 advocates warns of dangers of social media use by under 13s and calls on Mark Zuckerberg to halt app Samuel Gibbs Läs mer…

Facebook Wants You to Start Seeing More Local News Sources in Your News Feed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, Time Facebook to Boost Local News Outlets In Users’ Feeds | Time Facebook Wants You to Start Seeing More Local News Sources in Your News Feed Search

Facebook should be ‘regulated like cigarette industry’, says tech CEO

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook should be ‘regulated like cigarette industry’, says tech CEO Salesforce chief Marc Benioff is latest tech insider to raise alarm over social media’s affect on society with comments at Davos Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 24 Jan 2018 Läs mer…

Facebook to roll out new tools in response to EU privacy laws

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook to roll out new tools in response to EU privacy laws COO Sheryl Sandberg also reiterates company’s promise to add 10,000 safety and security personnel, tackle fake news and end abuse Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 23 Jan Läs mer…

‘Never get high on your own supply’ – why social media bosses don’t use social media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t use Facebook like you or me. The 33-year-old chief executive has a team of 12 moderators dedicated to deleting comments and spam from his page, according to Bloomberg. He has a “handful” of employees who help Läs mer…

Facebook: we were too slow to recognise our ‘corrosive’ effect on democracy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook: we were too slow to recognise our ‘corrosive’ effect on democracy Social network hiring 10,000 more staff to combat spread of fake news, and harassment use of Facebook as a weapon in ‘cyberwar’ Alex Hern @alexhern Mon Läs mer…